Two More Days. Can You Help Us Out?

Only two more days left…

We’re in the home stretch to finish our summer fundraiser for the Black Storyteller’s Alliance.

Can you help us out?

BUY A COPY of “What Haunts Us” in paperback. You can pick up a copy through your favorite independent bookseller. You can also buy it online.

Then, we’ll donates our publisher’s share of each copy sold through August 31, 2020.

If you prefer an e-book, Kindle version can be bought online. The title is also for sale on Smashwords, for those who prefer a wider selection of formats for e-books.

Here in the beautiful Twin Cities, click on a link to catch your copy at one of five indies:

Eat My Words in northeast Minneapolis – Winner of CityPages Best Used bookstore for 2020!

http://www.eatmywordsbooks.com/

Magers & Quinn in Uptown, Minneapolis. Favorite of many!

https://www.magersandquinn.com/

Subtext Books in Downtown St. Paul – Best Twin Cities Bookstore 2020!

https://subtextbooks.com/

Boneshaker Books online – Radical Booksellers Extraordinaire!

https://www.boneshakerbooks.com/

or Next Chapter Booksellers on Snelling and Grand Avenue in St. Paul.

https://www.nextchapterbooksellers.com/

Thank you for supporting the Black Storytellers Alliance!

Don’t Miss Out! Only 3 Days Left…

What Haunts Us is Loren_Niemi’s First Fiction Story Collection

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020! Buy a copy of “What Haunts Us” today AND you’ll support the Black Storytellers Alliance too. Folks are encouraged to purchase “What Haunts Us” from their local independent bookseller.

Moonfire’s summer fundraiser for the BSA ends Monday, August 31. We will donate publisher’s proceeds from all sales of “What Haunts Us” through the end of the month.

The title is available online through Amazon in paperback and Kindle. The title is also for sale on Smashwords, for those who prefer a wider selection of formats for e-books.

Here in the beautiful Twin Cities, click on a link to catch your copy at one of five indies:

Eat My Words in northeast Minneapolis – Winner of CityPages Best Used bookstore for 2020!

http://www.eatmywordsbooks.com/

Magers & Quinn in Uptown, Minneapolis. Favorite of many!

https://www.magersandquinn.com/

Subtext Books in Downtown St. Paul – Best Twin Cities Bookstore 2020!

https://subtextbooks.com/

Boneshaker Books online – Radical Booksellers Extraordinaire!

https://www.boneshakerbooks.com/

or Next Chapter Booksellers on Snelling and Grand Avenue in St. Paul.

https://www.nextchapterbooksellers.com/

Thank you for supporting the Black Storytellers Alliance!

Countdown! 4 days left…

Only four days left!

We’re in the home stretch to wrapping up our summer fundraiser for the Black Storyteller’s Alliance! We will donate publisher’s proceeds from all sales of “What Haunts Us” through August 31, 2020.

The book is available online through Amazon in paperback and Kindle. The title is also for sale on Smashwords, for those who prefer a wider selection of formats for e-books.

We’re distributed through Ingram, so folks are encouraged to purchase “What Haunts Us” from their local independent bookseller. Here in the beautiful Twin Cities, click on a link to catch your copy at one of five indies:

Eat My Words in northeast Minneapolis – Winner of CityPages Best Used bookstore for 2020!

http://www.eatmywordsbooks.com/

Magers & Quinn in Uptown, Minneapolis. Favorite of many!

https://www.magersandquinn.com/

Subtext Books in Downtown St. Paul – Best Twin Cities Bookstore 2020!

https://subtextbooks.com/

Boneshaker Books online – Radical Booksellers Extraordinaire!

https://www.boneshakerbooks.com/

or Next Chapter Booksellers on Snelling and Grand Avenue in St. Paul.

https://www.nextchapterbooksellers.com/

Thank you for supporting the Black Storytellers Alliance!

Last Days of the Black Storytellers Alliance Fundraiser!

We’re in the home stretch to wrapping up our summer fundraiser for the Black Storyteller’s Alliance! We will donate publisher’s proceeds from all sales of “What Haunts Us” through August 31, 2020.

Through the end of August, Moonfire Publishing is running a special promotion of “What Haunts Us,” by storyteller Loren Niemi. As we announced back in June, Moonfire will be donating all publisher’s profits from the sales of Loren’s 2019 collection of stories to benefit the BSA.

The book is available online through Amazon in paperback and Kindle. The title is also for sale on Smashwords, for those who prefer a wider selection of formats for e-books.

We’re distributed through Ingram, so folks are encouraged to purchase “What Haunts Us” from their local independent bookseller. Here in the beautiful Twin Cities, click on a link to catch your copy at one of five indies:

Eat My Words in northeast Minneapolis – Winner of CityPages Best Used bookstore for 2020!

http://www.eatmywordsbooks.com/

Magers & Quinn in Uptown, Minneapolis. Favorite of many!

https://www.magersandquinn.com/

Subtext Books in Downtown St. Paul – Best Twin Cities Bookstore 2020!

https://subtextbooks.com/

Boneshaker Books online – Radical Booksellers Extraordinaire!

https://www.boneshakerbooks.com/

or Next Chapter Booksellers on Snelling and Grand Avenue in St. Paul.

https://www.nextchapterbooksellers.com/

Thank you for supporting the Black Storytellers Alliance!

Uptown’s Magers and Quinn Has “What Haunts Us”

“A bounty of the world’s best books assembled by biblioholic booksellers.”

Magers and Quinn in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota has been a fixture since 1994. It’s another one of the local Twin Cities indie bookstores that carries “What Haunts Us,” Loren Niemi’s Midwest Book Award-winning 2019 release with Moonfire Publishing.

Magers and Quinn located at 3038 Hennepin Ave re-opened in June for limited in-store browsing from 12 pm to 7 pm daily. If you’re in the area, stop by and talk to a bookseller to get a copy of “What Haunts Us.” today. You can also order online – visit Magers and Quinn on the web. Their phone lines are open 10am-7pm (612-822-4611), if you want to reach out and speak to a staff member.

Since mid-June, Moonfire Publishing has been donating all publisher’s profits from the sales of Loren’s book to the Black Storytellers Alliance. In 2020 the BSA is celebrating its 46th year of presenting and educating people on the culture of oral storytelling tradition as practiced by African people in the Diaspora. Find out more about this performing arts and teaching organization on the web at http://blackstorytellers.com/

“What Haunts Us” is the 2019 release written by award-winning storyteller Loren Niemi. This first collection of Loren’s stories won the 2020 Midwest Book Award for Fiction in the Fantasy/ SciFi/ Horror/ Paranormal category. The Midwest Independent Publishing Association awarded the Gold at the 30th Annual Book Gala on June 27, 2020.

Next Chapter Booksellers Carries “What Haunts Us”

Next Chapter Booksellers in St. Paul, Minnesota. 38 Snelling Ave S. St. Paul MN 55105

Next Chapter Booksellers in St. Paul, Minnesota has “What Haunts Us” in stock, Loren Niemi’s Midwest Book Award-winning 2019 release with Moonfire Publishing.

Next Chapter may be closed for in-store browsing, but buying a copy of of “What Haunts Us” is easy. Go online to purchase the book today. You can visit Next Chapter on the web or call them at 651/225-8989, from 10am to 3pm CDT, Monday through Saturday, and talk with one of our booksellers.

Moonfire Publishing is donating all publisher’s profits from the sales of Loren’s book through the end of August to the Black Storytellers Alliance.

When you buy your copy of “What Haunts Us,” not only are you getting a fantastic read by an internationally known storytelling talent, you are ALSO supporting Next Chapter Booksellers, a well-loved and established indie bookseller in the Twin Cities.

You’re also supporting the Black Storytellers Alliance, which in 2020 is celebrating its 46th year of presenting and educating people on thethe culture of oral storytelling tradition as practiced by African people in the Diaspora. Find out more about the BSA on the web at http://blackstorytellers.com/

“What Haunts Us” is the 2019 release written by award-winning storyteller Loren Niemi. This first collection of Loren’s stories won the 2020 Midwest Book Award for Fiction in the Fantasy/ SciFi/ Horror/ Paranormal category. The Midwest Independent Publishing Association awarded the Gold at the 30th Annual Book Gala on June 27, 2020.

Boneshaker Books – A Radical Place to Support the BSA Fundraiser

We’ve been promoting a special sale of Loren Niemi’s “What Haunt’s Us,” the award-winning collection of ghost tales released last year by Moonfire. All publisher’s profits from the sales of Loren’s 2019 collection of stories is being donated to the Black Storytellers Alliance. One of the indie booksellers you can order the book through is Minneapolis’ homegrown radical Boneshaker Books.

A volunteer-run bookstore based in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Boneshaker’s mission is “…to introduce readers to leftist politics, facilitate conversations, support ongoing movements, and collectively create a space that will grow, evolve, and respond to community needs and pressing issues.”

Moonfire is pleased that Boneshaker has agreed to help out with the fundraiser for the Black Storytellers Alliance. The bookstore has grown from it’s radical roots, and exists “…to introduce readers to leftist politics, facilitate conversations, support ongoing movements, and collectively create a space that will grow, evolve, and respond to community needs and pressing issues. …We are not motivated by profit, and we are committed to financial sustainability through selling books and grassroots support.”

Help us support the BSA by purchasing a copy of “What Haunts Us” at the Boneshaker Books online bookstore.

“What Haunts Us” is the 2019 release written by award-winning storyteller Loren Niemi. This first collection of Loren’s stories won the 2020 Midwest Book Award for Fiction in the Fantasy/ SciFi/ Horror/ Paranormal category. The Midwest Independent Publishing Association awarded the Gold at the 30th Annual Book Gala on June 27, 2020.

People are encouraged to purchase “What Haunts Us” from their local independent bookseller. In the Twin Cities, other indie bookstores include Eat My Words in northeast Minneapolis; Magers & Quinn in Uptown, Minneapolis; Subtext Books in Downtown St. Paul; and Next Chapter Booksellers on Snelling and Grand Avenue in St. Paul.

Since 1976, the Black Storytellers Alliance’s master storytellers, educators, and community supporters have been dedicated to maintaining the oral storytelling tradition as practiced by African people in the Diaspora. Find out more on the web at http://blackstorytellers.com/

SubText Books – CityPages Award-Winner and Source for ‘What Haunts Us’

Congratulations to SubText Books – Best Bookstore (NEW) in the Twin Cities! CityPages announced their annual Best of the Twin Cities on July 29.

Located at 6 West Fifth Street, St. Paul, MN 55102, SubText Books is the kind of bookstore that awakens the inner book-lover in everyone. We developed a serious crush on the place the first time we visited, finding graphic novels, hardcover new releases, and all the best local writer’s books packed on delicious racks and tables. “Nestled deep in downtown St. Paul is a gem of a bookstore. Locally owned and operated, Subtext Books is filled to the brim with all kinds of reading material, including buzzy new novels, hefty art tomes, and work by local authors.”


Through the end of August, Moonfire Publishing is running a special promotion of “What Haunts Us,” by storyteller Loren Niemi. As we announced back in June, Moonfire will be donating all publisher’s profits from the sales of Loren’s 2019 collection of stories to benefit the Black Storytellers Alliance. We’ve now extended the end date – we will donate proceeds from all sales of “What Haunts Us” through August 31, 2020.

SubText is open for browsing now, from 10 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm. Score your copies of Loren Niemi’s Midwest Book Award Winner “What Haunts Us” from one of the knowledgeable and super friendly staff – call the shop at 651-493-2791 or special order “What Haunts Us” online on the SubText website.

Moonfire Publishing’s promotion directly benefits The Black Storytellers Alliance (BSA). Since 1976, the Alliance’s master storytellers, educators, and community supporters have been dedicated to maintaining the oral storytelling tradition as practiced by African people in the Diaspora. Find out more on the web at http://blackstorytellers.com/

Moonfire Extends Publishing Promotion to Benefit Black Storytellers Alliance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Minneapolis Indie Publisher to Donate Profits from Sales of “What Haunts Us” through end of August.

Moonfire Publishing LLC, an independent book publisher in Minneapolis, Minnesota announced it is extending a special promotion of “What Haunts Us,” by storyteller Loren Niemi. Moonfire will be donating all publisher’s profits from the sales of Loren’s 2019 collection of stories to benefit the Black Storytellers Alliance. The donation will be made from all sales of “What Haunts Us” from June 12 through August 31, 2020.

“What Haunts Us” is the 2019 release written by award-winning storyteller Loren Niemi. This first collection of Loren’s stories won the 2020 Midwest Book Award for Fiction in the Fantasy/ SciFi/ Horror/ Paranormal category. The Midwest Independent Publishing Association awarded the Gold at the 30th Annual Book Gala on June 27, 2020.

People are encouraged to purchase “What Haunts Us” from their local independent bookseller. In the Twin Cities, bookstores include Eat My Words in northeast Minneapolis; Magers & Quinn in Uptown, Minneapolis; Boneshaker Books online; Subtext Books in Downtown St. Paul; and Next Chapter Booksellers on Snelling and Grand Avenue in St. Paul.

The book is also available online through Amazon in paperback and Kindle. The title is also for sale on Smashwords, for those who prefer a wider selection of formats for e-books.

The Black Storytellers Alliance (BSA) was founded in 1976. The Alliance is an organization of master storytellers, educators, and community supporters dedicated to maintaining the oral storytelling tradition as practiced by African people in the Diaspora. BSA provides training for those interested in using the African based storytelling methods to reach their audience. Black Storytellers Alliance hosts an annual Master Storytellers Festival at the end of September each year. Find out more on their website.

Award-winning used bookstore Eat My Words in northeast Minneapolis has plenty of copies of “What Haunts Us” in stock for purchase, and they are now open for in-store browsing as well as curbside pickup. Store hours are 10 am to 8 pm Monday through Saturday and 12 noon to 6 pm on Sundays. Visit Eat My Words on the web.

People can order Loren’s book through Subtext Books. Orders can be phoned in or placed online, and they offer curbside pickup in downtown St. Paul.

Also in St. Paul is Next Chapter Booksellers, located in the Macalester College neighborhood, can ship your order or have it ready for you curbside. See Next Chapter Booksellers to order a copy.

In Minneapolis, you can hit Boneshaker Books in Seward to ship your order placed through their website. Magers & Quinn in Minneapolis Uptown is now open for browsing, and still offers contactless delivery, if preferred. Check the website for details.

The Midwest Independent Publishers Association (MiPA) serves the Midwest publishing community in a collaborative sharing of publishing, production, promotion, and marketing information. MiPA is proud to be a sponsor of the Midwest Book Awards and a regional affiliate of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA).

Moonfire Publishing LLC is an independent publisher in Minneapolis, Minnesota that specializes in words of wyrd and fascination, stories and images that speak to both the humorous and the Marvelous. Magical realism…Paranormal thrillers…and Works of Speculative fiction realized through both text and image.

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If you would like more information on this topic, please call Michele Montserrat at 612-607-2724

Moonfire Publishing

www.moonfire-publishing.com

submissions@moonfirepublishing.com

612-200-3359

CityPages 2020 Award-Winner Eat My Words Bookstore Distributes What Haunts Us

Congratulations to Eat My Words, Best Used Book Store in the Twin Cities! CityPages announced their annual Best of the Twin Cities on July 29.

Located at 1228 2nd St. NE Minneapolis, MN 55413, Eat My Words Books is well-loved by local writers and book lovers. When you’re in Minneapolis, you’re well advised to stop by and browse their 25,000 books in cozy surroundings. Currently open during the COVID-19 pandemic, mask up and check out great deals. Eat My Words carries a wide variety of used books, as well as new publications from Minneapolis and other local authors. Comfy chairs and wi-fi, too. They are happy to fulfill pick up, mail, and nearby delivery orders if you call or email with your reading list.


Through the end of August, Moonfire Publishing is running a special promotion of “What Haunts Us,” by storyteller Loren Niemi. As we announced back in June, Moonfire will be donating all publisher’s profits from the sales of Loren’s 2019 collection of stories to benefit the Black Storytellers Alliance. We’ve now extended the end date – we will donate proceeds from all sales of “What Haunts Us” through August 31, 2020.

When will you have another opportunity to buy an award-winning great summer collection of ghost stories, at an award-winning used bookstore, while supporting a Twin Cities Black-focused arts organization all at the same time?

Like winning the trifecta, you might say!

Eat My Words has plenty of copies of Loren Niemi’s Midwest Book Award Winner “What Haunts Us” in stock. Call the shop at 651-243-1756 or you can stop by from 10 am to 8 pm Monday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm on Sundays.

Moonfire Publishing’s promotion directly benefits The Black Storytellers Alliance (BSA). Since 1976, the Alliance’s master storytellers, educators, and community supporters have been dedicated to maintaining the oral storytelling tradition as practiced by African people in the Diaspora. Find out more on the web at http://blackstorytellers.com/